Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, June 1


Associated Press
ACLU, Washington county settle lawsuit over court fines
2 Washingtonians sickened in E. coli outbreak
Washington auditor Troy Kelley to face another fraud trial
Energy Department’s inspector general to review Hanford vapors
Inslee asked to increase water for Spokane River

Aberdeen Daily World
Cascadia Rising earthquake exercise is just a week away

Central Kitsap Reporter
Goal is to make homelessness a ‘rare, brief and one-time’ event
Area students of color encouraged to persevere in education
Ferry riders fume about 30-minute rule
In Our View: Raise Legal Smoking Age

The Daily News
Social stigma creates barriers for homeless
A more detailed look at Millennium’s job numbers
Editorial via the Columbian: Allow vote on two-thirds

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Snohomish Co. launches hotline number for non-emergencies
WSU students build their future by building the future
Burbank: Finland’s link between taxes and prosperity
Editorial: Linking light rail plan with public support

News Tribune (subscription required)
Young voters to DC: We don’t need you
5 revealing statements from Trump University documents
Bernie Sanders jabs back at Jerry Brown, ‘Democratic establishment’
Column: Trump lets us in on his generosity and his spite

Olympian (subscription required)
Sovereign Society fed clients to Panama Papers law firm

Puget Sound Business Journal
Gov. Jay Inslee: June 1 is Life Sciences Day in Washington
Washington to be first state with online retirement plan marketplace for individuals
As SBA loans boom, Congress wants better oversight of lenders (and other news from Washington today)

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Seattle may slap new rules on Airbnb to ease the rental crunch
State Auditor Troy Kelley faces retrial on theft, money-laundering charges
Tacoma protesters want cop fired over rough arrest of teen girl
Westneat: State GOP losing ground in some unlikely places
Editorial: Why Seattle must remain firm on shutting down The Jungle

Skagit Valley Herald
Washington auditor to face another fraud trial
Inslee asked to increase water for Spokane River

Spokesman Review
Lincoln County fire grows to 100 acres
Shawn Vestal: Spokane Valley City Council needs to skin their cats in public
Editorial: Death of I-1366 is a relief
Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: New vaping laws could lead to new taxes


Seattle recycle facility shuts down amid violations
Dead foliage raises wildfire concerns

Man who spent 25 hours atop Downtown Seattle tree ordered to Western State
Dangerous metal objects found in local river: ‘It’s a threat to life and limb’

NW Public Radio
Feds Plan To Retry Troy Kelley On Deadlocked Counts
When Wildfire Rages Near Gorge Concerts, What’s The Plan?


Inside Seattle’s underground lock-picking scene
The twisted logic of Ann Coulter and the Oregon ‘patriots’

The Vote Breakdown, the Process Breakdown, and the Regulation Breakdown

Making It Easier to Prosecute Cops Who Kill
Better Light Rail, Faster
 City Council to Vote on New Plan for Clearing the Jungle
Will Donald Trump Help or Hurt Washington State Republicans This Fall?